Data visualization and mapping are valuable tools in the fight against COVID-19. Geoscientists can help healthcare workers and shape public policy.
Thriving Earth Exchange
Communities Thrive with Thriving Earth
As AGU celebrates 100 years, its Thriving Earth Exchange is setting a foundation for the future, partnering with community leaders to bring scientific solutions to pressing local issues.
AGU’s Thriving Earth Exchange Wins 2019 Power of A Summit Award
The highest honor of the American Society of Association Executives recognizes organizations that benefit the United States and the world.
Mapping Heat Vulnerability to Protect Community Health
Community leaders and scientists from two U.S. cities are combining public health data and heat maps to prepare residents for climate change–related health risks.
Community-Driven Science: Update on the Thriving Earth Exchange
As AGU marks its Centennial, our organization’s program that recruits volunteer scientists to help with local priorities celebrates 5 years of working in communities representing 12 million people.
AGU-Led National Study: Citizen Science Can Aid Science Learning
Improved design of citizen science projects in which nonscientists and scientists collaborate can boost the amount of science learning by nonscientists and communities.
Communities and Experts Collaborate for Climate Resilience
The Resilience Dialogues program provides resources and expertise to help communities build individualized plans for resilience in the face of climate change.
AGU's Thriving Earth Exchange Links Science with Small Towns
Scientists and students collaborate with communities to create a greener municipal building in Midway, Ga., and assess residents' vulnerability to warming climate in Brookline, Mass.
Closing the Air Quality Data Gap in the Developing World
How a husband-and-wife team created the world's first open access, open source international air quality data hub—a global resource for health organizations, policy makers, and others.
Thriving Earth Exchange Hosts Community Science in Action Events
Three events at the American Geophysical Union’s 2014 Fall Meeting showcased how partnerships between scientists and the public can solve local problems.